Marshmallow Madness: The Good Shepherd

Welcome to the easiest family devotional you’ll ever come across- Marshmallow Madness! We can do this!

I challenge you to spend 20 minutes a week being intentional about passing your faith on to your kids
           …and all you need is a bag of marshmallows.

This week: The Good Shepherd

 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” John 10:11

This weeks family devotion is easy and fun! 

Look up John 10:11-15 You’ll need large marshmallows, small marshmallows (or nibble some big ones) and pretzel sticks for legs if ya got ’em. While making sheep together, ask your children the following questions:
What is a shepherd?
How does a good shepherd lay down his life for his sheep?
What would happen to a flock of sheep if there was no shepherd?
Are we like the sheep or the shepherd?
Do we have a good shepherd? Who is he? JESUS!
Send me a picture of your sheep before you eat them, please. And you might want to make a family of sheep- the salty pretzels and sweet marshmallows are delicious!
Finish off with a quick family prayer. God cares about every area of our lives; let’s encourage the children to pray about whatever is on their hearts. Add to your prayer journal weekly, and be sure to leave space to jot down a quick note when God answers the prayer. Your kids will grow stronger in their faith when they can look back and see what the Lord has done.

How did this work for you? Did you adapt it to fit your family?

One response to “Marshmallow Madness: The Good Shepherd”

  1. Fun idea! Thanks!

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